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Ibo Island Lodge

Rua Bela Vista, Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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buckinghamshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
19 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ibo Island is unlike anywhere we have been before. The Lodge itself is beautiful, decorated with impeccable taste. The rooms are huge and spacious and the ocean facing rooms in particular have stunning views. Everyone at the lodge was extremely friendly and the food was great. The island itself is extraordinary. Nothing has changed since Portuguese occupation and it has... More

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Lugenda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've just arrived home after a fantastic weekend at Ibo Island Lodge. I was celebrating my 30th birthday and Rob, Cosmo and the rest of the team went out of their way to make it extra special for me. We started my birthday with a 40 minute dhow trip to a sand bar where the team set up canvas shade... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must exhort as many people as possible to go to Ibo Island Lodge. It was a fantastic place to experience the ambience and culture of the islands off Mozambique. The lodge itself is excellent as is the food and all the management and staff. I could not recommend this place highly enough.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

It took us a while to review this corner of paradise, maybe because of the shock of going back home. Not only Rob and his team rescued us from our cancelled honeymoon, but what we discovered at Ibo is exactly why we came to remote northern mozambique for: a relaxed atmosphere away from the crowds of mass tourism in surreal... More

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

This has been the most relaxing week’s holiday we have ever had, thanks to the really helpful & friendly staff, excellent food, brilliantly restored buildings and excellent location on such a beautiful island.

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Pemba, Mozambique
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Ibo lodge is a marvellous place, peaceful, restful and a service minded staff that make it all perfect. If the weather allows it, the sandbank is just the perfect place to spend the day, it is my favourite place. A lot of times the dolphins are seen on the way. The rooms are beautiful and it cools you down with... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at Ibo Island Lodge for our honeymoon in November 2013 and had an amazing time! Apart from the absolutely beautiful surroundings of Ibo Island and lovely setting in an old colonial villa it's the great attention to detail and consistently outstanding service by the staff and owners of the lodge that makes the biggest difference. Throughout our stay... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

It is unfortunate that having missed out on their 5* paradise and been re-booked onto Ibo, the reviewer Ulrike B below has chosen to visit his/her disappointment and frustration on Ibo Island Lodge. This is very unfair and rather poor form. Ibo Island was the last stop on our 4 week African journey. We had done the safaris and laid... More

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london
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Ibo Island Lodge is not a paradise in the resorty sense of the term, and perhaps in any sense of the term. It is a lodge/hotel nestled in an unusual place, a former colonial trading counter which has lost all its lustre since the independence of the country. There is no sandy beach with coconut trees and parasols in front... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Cant believe that people accept paying $800 a night for that ! We paid for 6 nights at LONDO 5* Lodge and stranded at IBO because Londo hat to close downand IBO was the only place available. We understand immediately why..............Instead of staying in a private bungalow on the beach, we had to accept a room with moister on the... More

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

The rates mentioned in this review are NOT the rates at Ibo Island Lodge. Before you make these statements you should get your facts correct! Your holiday was also not booked with Ibo. We actually ‘rescued’ you when Londo Lodge closed down suddenly and permanently leaving its clients stranded with no refund in peak season. We find your review misleading... More

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Additional Information about Ibo Island Lodge

Also Known As:
Ibo Island Hotel
Ibo Island Hotel Ibo
Address: Rua Bela Vista, Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique
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Location: Mozambique > Cabo Delgado Province > Quirimbas Archipelago > Ibo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Ibo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ibo Island lies in the Quirimbas Archipelago of northern Mozambique. Nominated for World Heritage status Ibo has been described as one of the most unique and atmospheric islands in the world. Ibo offers pristine beach excursions, snorkeling, sea kayaking, dhow sailing, birding, mangrove forests, sumptuous seafood, romance, simplicity, tranquility and a perspective that will change your life forever. ... more   less 
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